Thursday, October 8, 2009

Face Painting / Fundraising / Poverty Outreachvolunteer

For more details on the below opportunities e-mail and let us know you are interested.

Face Painters and Fun Fall Activities - Oct. 17
The Indiana Department of Natural Resources at Monroe Reservoir is looking for enthusiastic face painters to assist with their Fall Fun Day on Oct. 17 from 10- 11 a.m. and maybe just a little longer depending on the crowd. They will also have a Kids' Fall Funfest from 1-3 p.m. Volunteers are needed to help with activites such as pumpkin painting, the Halloween costume contest, and the piƱata. All activities will take place at Paynetown State Recreation Area and all materials will be provided. Minimum age is 18.

Wonka's Chocolate Carnival Planning and Fundraising

Amethyst House will be holding their third annual 'Wonka's Chocolate Carnival' on January 30. This a carnival setting with games, activities and food as well as a great community event for families to raise awareness about their programs and prevention. They are looking for volunteers to assist in the planning process, poster distribution, setup, volunteering during the carnival and cleanup. Minimum age is 18, except for those operating the games, who must be 12 years or older with a parent or guardian in the building.

Circles Ally Informational Dessert Night - Oct. 13

The South Central Community Action Program invites you to an informational Dessert Night on Oct. 13 at 7 p.m. to learn about becoming an Ally with the Monroe County Circles Initiative. Circles is a strategy to help low-income families build resources and transition out of poverty, to change systems and policies that perpetuate poverty, and to build community across race and class lines. Allies are urgently needed; three to four Allies are matched with each family. Thorough training and ongoing staff support are provided. An 18-month commitment of 4+ hours monthly are required. Allys must be available one to two Thursday evenings monthly.

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